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How do I sent variable from a flash movie form to coldfusion

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How do I sent variable from a flash movie form to coldfusion and display the on the same movie?
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Question by:jriver12
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by:mastallama
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it's pretty simple to do actually.

in your actionscript on the button that submits the form put the following code...

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on (release) {
    getURL ("file.cfm", "", "POST");
}

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by:jriver12
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so on release it will go to the file.cfm>
which will then post the variables recaling them in the usual way <cfoutput>#myformvariable#</cfoutput>
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What exactly is your CFM script doing with the variables sent to it?
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by:jriver12
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Cfexpert
2 things(attempting)

1 is displaying the information back onto the page with the movie.

2. update db table with current strings.
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by:jriver12
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the functionality I am looking for is like this.

http://www.flashkit.com/movies/Scripting/Server_Communications/Phat_Cha-John_Lyo-6127/index.php


thanks ahead of time.
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by:mastallama
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I'd suggest downloading the zipped fla file that is on that site.  for some reason it won't even let me view the movie.  i know of another site that i'll check out real fast for a tutorial on that and i'll post back here if i find something.

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mastallama earned 100 total points
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here you go!

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on (release) {
    loadVariablesNum ("file.cfm", 0, "POST");
        gotoAndPlay (10);
}

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replace the gotoAndPlay (10); with whatever frame you want to go to next.


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by:jriver12
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thanks a mil.
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by:mastallama
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no prob man!  thanks for the A!

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